Caramel Recipes

Whether your prefer an old fashioned caramel recipe or soft caramel sauce recipe, you’ll find a new family favorite with these recipes, tips and tricks.

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    Old-Fashioned Caramels

    Before I was married, my future father-in-law would fix these creamy caramels at Christmas and send me some. The recipe has been in my husband's family for decades...so, when we got married, I learned to make them, too.

    Ice Cream Sundae Caramels

    These soft caramels are a hit at holiday time. I came up with the recipe using ingredients I commonly have...


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    Caramel Truffles

    These candies disappear as fast as I can make them. The five-ingredient microwave recipe is easy and fun to make....


    Caramel Cashew Clusters

    Several years ago, a co-worker came across candies like these in a store and asked if I could make them....


    Caramel Pretzel Sticks

    Homemade caramel, smooth almond bark and chopped nuts make these pretzel rods sinfully delicious. This treat is always a huge...

    Caramel Marshmallow Treats

    I created this candy by combining my husband's favorite cookie recipe and my mom's caramel dip. These sweets really appeal...


    Licorice Caramels

    Fans of black licorice won't be able to stop eating these gooey caramels. I appreciate their ease of preparation. —Donna...


    Soft Chewy Caramels

    One of my first experiences with cooking was helping my mother make these caramels. We'd make up to 12 batches...


    Gingerbread Caramels

    I created this recipe for two simple reasons: I love caramel, and I love molasses! Combining those ingredients resulted in...


    Coconut Caramels

    When I had an abundance of coconut milk, I came up with the idea of using it to flavor homemade...


    Pecan Caramel Candies

    Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the...


    Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

    Kids of all ages dive into these sweet fluffy treats. The chewy marshmallow, gooey caramel and crisp coating set off...


    Dandy Caramel Candies

    I've made these morsels almost every Christmas for the past 35 years. Everyone enjoys the chewy treats. —Marlen Pierce, Welch,...

    Nutty Caramel Clusters

    Don't be fooled by the impressive presentation of these sweet candies. They're so easy to make, even our two young...


    Walnut Caramel Treats

    Better than visions of sugarplums, these triple-decker treats feature creamy caramel and nuts sandwiched between milk chocolate layers - a...


    Salted Soft Caramels

    Velvety smooth homemade caramels have a sprinkling of kosher salt to create a sweet-salty sensation. Best of all, these caramels...


    Chocolate Pecan Caramels

    I haven't missed a year making this candy for the holidays since a friend gave me the recipe in 1964!...


    Macadamia & Coconut Caramels

    I collect cookbooks from all over the world and use them to create new dishes. These smooth caramels have a...


    Beer and Pretzel Caramels

    Beer and pretzels are a natural combination—mix them with smooth caramel and you have an awesome candy. The guys will...


    Soft Rum Caramels

    I adapted a family recipe to come up with these melt-in-your-mouth caramels. My husband and daughter eagerly volunteer to eat...


    Chocolate Caramel Candy

    This dazzling treat tastes like a homemade Snickers bar and has flavor beyond compare. When I entered it in a...

    Soft ‘n’ Chewy Caramels

    This candy is a must at our house for Christmas. I made these caramels with my children, and now I...


    Creamy Caramels

    I discovered this caramel recipe in a local newspaper years ago and have made these soft buttery caramels ever since....


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    Creamy Orange Caramels

    Each Christmas I teach myself a new candy recipe. Last year I started with my caramel recipe and added a...


    Caramel Lollipops

    These pops offer a fun and unique way to enjoy the sweet, toasty flavor of homemade caramel. —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee,...


    Honey Caramels

    I love whipping up a batch of homemade honey-sweetened caramels for my family and friends. Sometimes I replace the walnuts...


    Chocolate Caramel Cracker Bars

    Make them on Saturday and they'll be gone by Monday! These chocolate and caramel bars with a cracker crust are...